Ekta Kapoor Forfeits her Year’s Salary:
Well known TV Producer: Ekta Kapoor has given up on her one year’s salary to make sure that her employees don’t suffer during the ongoing nationwide 3-week coronavirus lockdown.
Amidst the ongoing global coronavirus pandemic affecting all walks of life including the entertainment industry, many celebs have come ahead to help the daily wage workers and those who are the most affected during this lockdown in order to curb its spread.
One of them being Ekta Kapoor has given up one year’s worth of her salary to make sure that the daily wage earners and production people at Balaji Telefilms don’t suffer. Ekta took to her social media to make an official announcement in this regard and said,
“The impact of the CORONA crisis is huge, unprecedented and multi-pronged. We all need to do things that will ease the hardship of the people around us and of our country at large. It is my first & foremost responsibility to take care of the various freelancers & daily wage workers who work at Balaji & who are going to suffer an immense loss due to no shootings in the current scenario and uncertainty over the indefinite period to follow.I would thus forsake my one year’s salary that is 2.5 crores at Balaji Telefilms so that my co-workers don’t have to take a hit during this period of crisis and complete lockdown. The only way ahead is Together. Stay safe, stay healthy.”
Have a look at her tweet below:
— Ekta Kapoor (@ektarkapoor) April 3, 2020
Not stopping at, the producer has already made donations to a lot of relief funds to help in their fight against the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Every celebrity on the Indian mainland is doing their bit to make sure that the country gets through the 3-week lockdown as smoothly as possible without people suffering too much as the daily wage workers are the backbone of the nation who are important to everyone’s machinery.